Insider Trading in Focus: Weis Markets, Inc. $WMK

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Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 30, 2017 Frost Scott F, SVP, CFO bought 375 shares having total worth of $16,541 at the price of $44.11 per share, following the transaction a total of 1,361 shares owned by Frost Scott F. Before this latest buy, Frost Scott F purchased WMK at 1 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $22,150 at an average of $44.3 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 3 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 3 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 3 times by insiders. an employee of the company was the buyer in 3 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 3 0 -28.37%
12 Month 3 0 3.97%

Shares of Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) traded up 0.11% on Aug 30, 2017, hitting $43.96. 43,763 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Weis Markets, Inc. has a 52 week low of $40.83 and a 52 week high of $66.73. The company’s market cap is $1,410 million.

Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) last announced its earnings results on May 10, 2017. The company reported 0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $852 million for the quarter During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.75 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-05-10 2017-03-09 2016-10-31 2016-07-26 2016-02-16 2015-10-28 2015-05-01 2015-03-03 2014-08-01 2014-05-07
earnings per share 0.44 0.64 0.40 0.57 0.48 0.00 0.49 0.51 0.48 0.55
Revenue(M) 852.23 925.1 742.99 730.43 711.88 0 712.43 713.8 691.9 687.13

Weis Markets, Inc. is a Pennsylvania business, which was founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1924. The Company is engaged principally in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The Company’s retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, pharmacy services, deli products, prepared foods, bakery products, beer and wine, fuel and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care and household products. In addition, some stores offer third party services including: in-store banks, post offices and take-out restaurants. The Company advertises its products and promotes its brand through weekly newspaper circulars; radio and television ads; e-mail blasts; and on-line via its website, social media and recently launched mobile applications. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws, regulations and administrative practices that affect the Company’s business.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.